Crowd Cheers at Liverpool Festival Held as COVID Test Case

Thousands of people attended a music festival in Liverpool, England, on May 2, that was held as a pilot examining the risks of transmission of COVID-19 at public gatherings.

The festival was held in Sefton Park in south Liverpool and featured a number of acts. It was headlined by the group Blossoms. This footage shows another group, The Lathums, performing

Those in attendance did not have to wear face coverings or maintain social distancing; they had to meet a number of conditions beforehand.

The event was one of a number held as part of the British government’s Events Research Programme. Credit: Beth F via Storyful